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Gymnodoris sp. 29

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Gymnodoris sp. 29

Author: Undescribed

Order: Nudibranchia  Family: Gymnodorididae

Maximum Size: 20 mm

Sightings: Sunshine Coast, Capricorn/Bunker Group GBR


Gymnodoris sp. 29 Undescribed

Gymnodoris sp. 29 is very similar in appearance to Gymnodoris okinawae and is often subsequently misidentified. We had previously lumped these specimens together with Gymnodoris okinawae. Gymnodoris sp. 29 has an incomplete gill circle around the anal papilla.

Our Gymnodoris sp. 29 = Gymnodoris sp. 3 of NSSI, 2018

Altered March 2023.

David A. Mullins – March 2023

– Baba, K. (1936) Opisthobranchia of the Ryukyu (Okinawa) Islands. Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Kyushu Imperial University. 5 (1), pp.1-50.

– Gosliner, T. M., Valde ́s, A ́. & Behrens, D. W. (2018). Nudibranch & Sea Slug Identification – Indo-Pacific, 2nd Edition. New World Publications, Jacksonville, Florida, USA.

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